C.F. Martin D-42

 

 

With back and sides in premium solid East Indian rosewood and a Sitka spruce top, this instrument is enhanced with vintage appointments found on many Martin pre-war classic guitars. Massive bass response balanced with articulate highs makes the D-42 a fine choice for the discerning player.

 

Specification

Model:

D-42

Construction:

Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:

D-14 Fret

Top:

Solid Sitka Spruce

Rosette:

Style 45

Top Bracing Pattern:

Standard ''X'' Scalloped, Forward Shifted

Top Braces:

Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16''

Back Material:

Solid East Indian Rosewood

Back Purfling:

Style 45

Side Material:

Solid East Indian Rosewood

Endpiece:

Grained Ivoroid

Endpiece Inlay:

Black/White Boltaron

Binding:

Grained Ivoroid

Top Inlay Style:

Abalone Pearl with Black/White/Black Boltaron

Side Inlay:

Black/White Boltaron

Back Inlay:

Black/White Boltaron

Neck Material:

Select Hardwood

Neck Shape:

Low Profile

Nut Material:

Bone

Headstock:

Solid/Diamond/SquareTaper

Headplate:

Solid East Indian Rosewood /C.F. Martin Block- Select Abalone Pearl

Heelcap:

Grained Ivoroid with Black/White Boltaron Inlay

Fingerboard Material:

Solid Black Ebony

Scale Length:

25.4''

Number of Frets Clear:

14

Number of Frets Total:

20

Fingerboard Width at Nut:

1-11/16''

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:

2-1/8''

Fingerboard Position Inlays:

Style 45 Snowflakes - Select Abalone Pearl

Fingerboard Binding:

Grained Ivoroid

Finish Back & Sides:

Polished Gloss

Finish Top:

Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner ; Sunburst available at additional cost.

Finish Neck:

Polished Gloss

Bridge Material:

Solid Black Ebony

Bridge Style:

Belly

Bridge String Spacing:

2-1/8''

Saddle:

16'' Radius/Compensated/Bone

Tuning Machines:

Gold Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs

Recommended Strings:

Martin SP Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)

Bridge & End Pins:

White w/ Abalone Pearl Dots

Pickguard:

Tortoise Color - Beveled & Polished

Case:

640 Molded

Interior Label:

none

Electronics:

Optional

Other Options:

Available left-handed at no additional charge